Although the best time to sell a home varies from place to place, many say that there's no time like the spring. Keep in mind, though, when everyone's got the same idea, the market can become inundated. The lesson? There are no hard and fast rules. Stay up to date with local market trends via realestate.com.au or get in touch with us for advice - anytime.
Selling a house usually doesn’t happen overnight — even in the hottest of markets. In most of the cases, it takes about 2-6 weeks to sell a house, varying depending on:
A home stylist will help you to sell faster. They know what looks good to a buyer. And it’s the details that matter. Anyone can make a home look nice, but a stylist can make a home look saleable. They will:
If you're in a rush, selling by auction gives you good odds that you'll make that date (although neither the sale nor the asking price are guarantees). Increasingly popular in Australia, putting your home up for auction gives a clear message to buyers that you're after a quick sale. With the time limit placed on negotiations, the sense of urgency will drive up the price in a competitive market.
On the flip side, if there's not much interest from buyers, the sale price may dive (although the reserve always protects you, and you may consider offers before the auction even takes place).
In short, it's not for everyone - buyers and sellers alike. It comes down to personal preference, and a sound knowledge of the current market climate, which your local agent will be able to help you with.
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